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Take me out to the ball game.

The other night I was flicking through the channels and the film Moneyball was on. It’s a film I’ve seen before and I’ve read the book but I’d always just seen it as a great story. 2,452 more words

30 for 30: Baseball's Changing Lineup Card

This post is part of a series of posts entitled “30 for 30.” This, just like the ESPN documentary series, is my attempt to construct thirty posts in thirty days. 1,076 more words

Education

In Billy I don’t Trust

For years and years and years, I have fallen in love with multiple Oakland A’s players. Even though the same person has broken up the loves of my baseball life, I have continually said: “In Billy we trust.” After the Sonny Gray trade, I feel like someone who has been in a terrible relationship and is finally seeing the light after 24 years (comment below if you can relate). 424 more words

Baseball Business

To the victors go the spoils in an increasingly materialistic time. Frozen Stiff. The reserve clause. The first time. So you were drafted. Someone choose your name. 1,507 more words

Baseball

Reverse Moneyball

Kylian Mbappe, a 18 years old football prodigy, has been dubbed as the next Thierry Henry after a successful performance in the 2016/2017 campaign. If you haven’t pay any attention to football transfer market in the last 2 years, you might be thinking that this kid might worth 30-50 million euros. 492 more words

Real Madrid

Jeremy Giambi, Derek Jeter, and "The Flip." A Tale of Two Trajetories And How Baseball Was Changed Forever.

The most beautiful thing about the game of baseball is this: nearly any outcome is possible.  Anything can happen on any given play.

See, baseball has a certain soul to it.  6,132 more words

Billy Beane

Last 10 Films I Watched

In the absence of a film from last year that I wanted to write about, I present to you the last 10 films I watched. (Idea borrowed from Dad: read his latest post… 182 more words

Film